Adding a Fluoride Treatment to Your Dental Checkup Can Help Prevent New Cavities from Developing

The American Dental Association recommends having a routine dental checkup and cleaning performed twice each year. This will clean away traces of hardened tartar from your mouth while also detecting any signs of cavities, oral cancers, and periodontal health problems. The first phase of each checkup at Dr. ’s clinic starts with a thorough dental… Read more »

Can a Dental Bridge Rescue Your Smile?

Can a dental bridge rescue your smile? If you’ve lost a tooth in an oral accident, tooth extraction, or in another unhappy circumstance, then yes it can. Dental bridges were created to fill the gaps left behind by a missing tooth. Dr. at and his expert team are highly skilled in all manner of tooth… Read more »

The Different Uses for Dental Implants

Did you know, dental implants can do more than restoring a single tooth? Over the years, dental implants have vastly improved and have new uses that can help many people with their teeth. That is why, our team here at in , , is happy to talk to you about the latest and greatest on… Read more »

A Bridge That Feels Loose Needs Urgent Dental Care

While it’s rare, there are certain things that can weaken the dental adhesive bond holding your bridgework in your mouth. This could come in the form of a blow to the face or as side effects from chronic periodontal disease. Even if a loose bridge doesn’t cause you immediate pain, you should still not delay… Read more »

Common Questions About Toothaches

Oftentimes, pain or discomfort in a person’s mouth is attributed to toothaches. Although toothaches are common, they are serious and should always be dealt with as soon as possible. If left unchecked, toothaches can cause tooth failure, tooth loss, and other health issues within the body, including serious infections. Listed below are some common questions… Read more »

Symptoms and Treatment of TMJ Disorder

A pain in the temporomandibular joints, the hinges that connect the upper and lower jaw to the head, is described as TMJ disorder. The earliest symptoms will feel like a dull and persistent ache near your ears or temples. This could include pain while opening your mouth or chewing. TMJ disorder is normally due to… Read more »

Understanding the Difference Between Amalgam and Composite Fillings

At , your dentist, Dr. , commonly uses fillings to repair modest-sized areas of tooth decay. These are artificial materials that are designed to replace the decayed enamel and restore the full function of the compromised tooth. The tooth’s primary function, the location of the cavity and its appearance in your smile will all be… Read more »

Whitening Your Sensitive Teeth

Are you unhappy with the color of your teeth? Are you interested in teeth whitening but worried about the treatment because you have sensitive teeth? If so, there are a few things you can do to protect your pearly whites while avoiding painful or uncomfortable side effects. If you’re interested in whitening your teeth, you… Read more »

Cavities on the Biting Surfaces of Back Teeth Can Be Prevented with Dental Sealants

As baby teeth are replaced by permanent teeth, it’s not uncommon for the biting surfaces of the molars and premolars to have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel. While this makes your child’s teeth more effective for chewing and grinding food, these areas can also prove hard to clean. If food particles and… Read more »

A Decayed and Painful Tooth Might Need a Root Canal

When a cavity goes without timely treatment, the decay can spread throughout the tooth. In time, it can even penetrate the sensitive internal structures of the tooth. This could eventually cause a serious infection in the root of the tooth as well as heightened tooth sensitivity. When a tooth is this badly decayed, your dentist,… Read more »